| Jan 11, 2014
| 2:21 PM
About 20 Glendale residents learned composting tips Saturday morning, at the city’s Integrated Waste Management building where Regina Wheeler showed residents the worms she maintains there that produce nutrient-rich fertilizer.
Wheeler now feeds...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Nitrogen pollution from Maryland sewage plants and industries increased in 2012, a new report says, partially undermining gains the state has made in prior years in cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay.
While nitrogen discharges from treatment plants and...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Will County is teaming up with Waste Management to give some veterans the experience they need to land a job.
The county's Workforce Services Division will begin a three-year pilot program this year aimed at providing internships for veterans with pay...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Calabasas is known for its gated neighborhoods and its wealthy residents — people like Justin Bieber, Tommy Lee and Kourtney Kardashian.
But for the last few years, the city's attention has been focused on people living in some of its oldest...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Sick of the holidays? Santa didn't bring what you wanted? Or maybe you are just looking to spruce up the garden? Send your Christmas tree to the wood chipper.
Christmas tree disposal began as early as Thursday and continues into January around the...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:51 PM
Real estate isn't all contracts, closings and square footage. A few glimpses of the business at its thoroughly human margins:
Don't get too close to the neighbors. The Mississippi Supreme Court has agreed to weigh in on a particularly nasty neighbor...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:32 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Florida policymakers are pitching major, politically perilous moves to save the state's most precious and imperiled natural springs.
And they may be inciting a new water war in the process.
A cadre of state senators is drafting...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Orland Park residents recycled fewer tons of materials in 2012 than the previous year, making it the second consecutive year the village has seen a decline, a representative from Waste Management said.
The most recent data, from 2012, could reflect...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:42 PM
The idea of having Harford County served by a single governmental entity responsible for providing clean water and treating sewage on the whole is a good one. There are, however, aspects of such a system that deserve close public scrutiny as the water and...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Sludge build up along with crusting reduces the capacity of deep pits and increases the need for pit agitation. Combined with an increase in flies and odors and the concerns with pit foaming, most pork producers are looking for a cost effective,...
| Oct 17, 2013
While many cruise lines are adopting more eco-friendly measures and outfitting new and older ships with advanced technology to reduce vessels' environmental footprints, more needs to be done, according to a report released Wednesday.